• The Cherokee National Forest just got bigger!

    8 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    616 acres added in the southern Blue Ridge Mountains.
    It's still possible (amidst the scurry to take from public lands) to protect our pristine wilderness areas. Through multi-partnerships, cooperation, federal funding, and the private conservation efforts of one family, 616 acres were officially added to the Cherokee National Forest in September 2018.
    This particular land near the Tennessee-Georgia border is critical as a protection for Taylor Branch, a tributary of the Conasauga River. As one of our country's most biodiverse rivers, this entire habitat is considered ‘high priority' in...
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